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Power Outage Frustrates 500 Monrovia Homes

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Southern California Edison (SCE) had planned a power outage to take place in the northeastern section of Monrovia, including parts of Myrtle Avenue in Old Town, beginning Saturday, Feb. 22 at midnight and lasting, allegedly, until Sunday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. That didn’t...

Southern California Edison Work Will Begin in Front of City Hall in February

- Courtesy image F. Muhammad from Pixabay Beginning Feb. 3, Southern California Edison (SCE), along with other approved contractors (International Line Builders and Rokstad), will be working in the neighborhood on and near Ivy Avenue adjacent to City Hall to...

Monrovians Donate 5.5 Acres to the Hillside Wilderness Preserve

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Two Monrovians graciously offered to donate 5.5 acres of private property to the City of Monrovia, adding land to the Hillside Wilderness Preserve. On Jan. 21, the City Council approved the items related to the donation including rezoning the property, ensuring the land cannot be developed. It...

Monrovia’s Community Emergency Response Training This Saturday

Monrovia Community Emergency Response Training’s (CERT) next basic training is the first three Saturdays of February from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is now open at Eventbrite. The classes will cover emergency preparedness, fire suppression and safety, disaster medical operations,...

Annual Homeless Count Begins in Monrovia

Volunteers hit the streets of Monrovia to count homeless during the first day of the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count Tuesday. The count is designed and run by Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) to help understand and fight homelessness. Due to...

Avalon Bay Project Breaks Ground in Monrovia

Avalon Bay
By Susan Motander Members of the Monrovia City Council joined officials from Avalon Bay to turn over ceremonial shovels of dirt to celebrate the construction of a 154-unit mixed-use apartment complex. There will be several store fronts opening on Myrtle Avenue along with the...

Stay in the Monrovia Loop

Compiled by Susan Motander State of the City Address Will be Jan. 29 Each year the mayor and members of the City Council address the entire community and present the “State of the City” in a relatively brief presentation. This is...

New Design for Monrovia Utility Bill Arrives in February

By Susan Motander Now that the City Council has changed its policy to be in accordance with recent state legislation regarding shutting off utilities, a new design has been created for the city bills. It will make its debut next month. Starting in February, the...

Love in the Time of Monrovia Elections

One candidate has the ultimate spousal support By Terry Miller I recently scanned Facebook only to find an inordinate amount of self-promotion and advertising for the upcoming March municipal election in Monrovia as well as that other election slated for November.

Volunteers Needed for Annual Homeless Count in Monrovia

The City of Monrovia, along with other cities in Los Angeles County, will once again participate in the Point-In-Time Homeless Count, an annual event coordinated by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. This year’s count is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020....

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